The PAPTAC Awards recognize excellence in specific management areas and provide an opportunity to promote the highest levels of business leadership in the Canadian pulp & paper and forest-based industry. This recognition is awarded on the largest National platform during PaperWeek Canada, organized by PAPTAC.

Awards for research and technical papers, and recognizing service to the Canadian pulp and paper industry and PAPTAC are also conferred at the Annual Meeting of the Association (PaperWeek Canada).